A while back I wrote about one of my favorite Chinese restaurants in Silom, and Tara, a reader, commented on the article suggesting I try a famous Teochew restaurant in town. She mentioned that her father was Teochew from Singapore (now) and that everytime her family would come to Bangkok, New Peng Chieng (นิวเปงเชียง), was one […]
In Chiang Mai there are a number of well known restaurants that specialize in northern Thai food (Lanna cuisine). Tong Tem Toh (ต๋อง เต็ม โต๊ะ) is sort of a trendy type of Thai restaurant. They’ve upgraded from normal Thai street food or classic restaurants with the Pepsi or Maggi tablecloths, and instead they have dark wooden […]
During November of last year, I had a freelance assignment to eat at some of Bangkok’s best halal restaurants, try a bunch of food, take photos, and write about them. I was really excited about the opportunity for this freelance job, and I was able to discover quite a few gems, serving both Thai and […]
Gai Yang Jirapan (ไก่ย่างจีระพันธ์), in Bangkok, is famous for their southern Thai style grilled chicken (gai yang ไก่ย่าง). What’s the difference between the regular Bangkok Thai gai yang recipe, like they might serve at Sabai Jai Gai Yang? That lies mainly with the use of kamin (ขมิ้น), fresh turmeric root, which is commonly associated with southern […]
Watch it on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/m8U6pFIgzSI A few weeks ago I posted an article about Yusup Pochana, an outstanding Thai halal restaurant. Nearly everything you could possibly order here is delicious, especially all forms of khao mok, and the goat curry. Enjoy this video about Thai halal food!
Despite the diversity of restaurants in Bangkok, the amount of other southeast Asian restaurants, can just about be counted on two hands. There are a couple Malaysian restaurants, one Filipino restaurant, and just a few Indonesian restaurants. Opening just at the beginning of 2013, Rasa Khas is a welcome addition to the nearly non-existent Indonesian […]